# [R] Spacing and margins in lattice...

Jamieson Cobleigh cobleigh at gmail.com
Thu Sep 1 19:35:13 CEST 2005

```That did the trick.

Thanks!

Jamie

On 9/1/05, Sundar Dorai-Raj <sundar.dorai-raj at pdf.com> wrote:
>
>
> Jamieson Cobleigh wrote:
> > Similar to my last question, I want to tighten up the spacing and
> > margins in a plot I am doing with lattice.
> >
> > Here are the commands I'm using:
> >
> > data <- data.frame(x=c(1:3, 1:3), y=c(1:3, 1:3*2),
> > cat=c("foo","foo","foo","bar", "bar","bar"))
> >
> > xyplot(panel=panel.superpose, y~x, data=data, groups=cat, type="b",
> > scales=list(tck=c(2,0), axs="r", cex=c(1,0)))
> >
> > I know that par(mar=c(2,2,1,1)) would do what I want with plot.  Is
> > there something similar for xyplot/lattice that can reduce the size of
> > the margins of the plot?
> >
> > Thanks!
> >
> > Jamie
> >
>
> Hi, Jamie,
>
> Will the following work for you?
>
> library(lattice)
> data <- data.frame(x = c(1:3, 1:3), y = c(1:3, 1:3*2),
>                     cat = c("foo","foo","foo","bar", "bar","bar"))
>
> trellis.par.set(theme = col.whitebg())
>
> lw <- list(left.padding = list(x = 0, units = "inches"))
> lw\$right.padding <- list(x = -0.1, units = "inches")
> lh <- list(bottom.padding = list(x = 0, units = "inches"))
> lh\$top.padding <- list(x = -0.2, units = "inches")
>
> lattice.options(layout.widths = lw, layout.heights = lh)
> xyplot(y ~ x, data, groups = cat, type="b")
>
> HTH,
>
> --sundar
>

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